Activities

  • Canoe Categories - 1. Gige Darey All Berkshire - 4 Person Team
  • Canoe Categories - 2. Males 39 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 3. Males 40 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 4. All Female (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 5. Masters 50 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 6. Grand Masters (60 & Over) [4 Person Team]
  • Canoe Categories - 7. Mixed 39 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 8. Mixed 40 & Over (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe Categories - 9. 2 Person Male
  • Canoe Categories - 10. 2 Person Female
  • Canoe Categories - 11. 2 Person Mixed
  • Canoe Categories - 12. Recreational (4 Person Team - must use recreational canoe)
  • Canoe Categories - 13. Ironman
  • Canoe Categories - 14. Ironperson (40 & Over)
  • Canoe Categories - 15. Ironperson (50 & Over)
  • Canoe Categories - 16 .Ironwoman
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 17. Veterans (70 & Over 4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 18. 20 & Under (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 19. Family (4 Person Team)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 20. Corporate/Organization 4 Person Team (Must be employed by or member of)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 21. 3 Female & 1 Male
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 22. Ironman (60 & Over)
  • Canoe or Kayak (You can use either boat in these options) - 23. Ironwoman (60 & Over)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 24. All Berkshire - (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 25. Double Kayak Over 16 foot in Length and 22 inches minimum width (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 26. Males 39 & Under (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 27. Males 40 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 28. All Female (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 29. Mixed 39 & Under (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 30. Mixed 40 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 31. Masters 50 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 32. Grandmasters 60 & Over (3-4 Person Team)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 33. Recreational (3-4 Person Team - must use Kayak 12 foot and under)
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 34. 2 Person Male
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 35. 2 Person Female
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 36. 2 Person Mixed
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 37. Ironman
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 38. Ironperson 40 & Over
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 39. Ironperson 50 & Over
  • Triathlon-27 Mile Bike; 5 Mile Paddle; 6 Mile Run - 40. Ironwoman
  • Paddleboard Categories - 41. Team Paddleboard (3 Person Team)
  • Paddleboard Categories - 42. Mixed Team Paddleboard (3 Person Team)
  • Paddleboard Categories - 43. Ironman Paddleboard
  • Paddleboard Categories - 44. Ironwoman Paddleboard

Description

27 Mile Bike / 5 Mile Canoe/Kayak/SUP / 6 Mile Run


44 Categories for Teams & Ironpersons.

500 bikers race 27 miles on backcountry rolling hills through 5 towns in the Berkshires; canoe, kayak or paddleboard 5 miles around Stockbridge Bowl; end with a 6 mile run around the lake to Tanglewood then celebrate at the Josh 'Bash' with awards, food, live band!  Go to Crowdrise and support your favorite charity while competing in the Josh. 

 

Strictly enforced - Teams (more than one person) may only use kayaks that are 18 inches or wider at the 4 inch waterline.  No ICF kayaks are permitted.  No alterations to the original hull size or design are allowed.  Ironpersons may use any kayak.  No Hobies or Foils for all teams/iron.  Double kayaks longer than 16 feet must enter category #25 (and must be 22 inches or wider).  The Recreational Category (#33) is for kayaks 12 feet and under.

 

Event details and schedule

The 43rd Annual Josh Billings Triathlon is the 2nd oldest paddle triathlon in the world! 44 categories for ironpersons and teams-separate divisions for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards. Josh 'Matchmaker' will help put teams together.Saturday: Packet pickup, last minute registrations (if available) and team changes at the Arcadian Shop in Lenox from 12-5. FREE spaghetti dinner Saturday evening 5-7:30 at Bousquet Ski Area. Sunday: Race starts in Great Barrington at 9:30am. Sunday post race: The Josh 'Bash'...celebrate the day with music, food and drink, lots of awards, free Kid's Fun Run. Check the Josh website (www.joshbillings.com) for more information and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Organised by

Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon

185 Hubbard St, Lenox

Phone: 4133447919

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